Sean was born and raised in Helena, MT where he was a three sport athlete for Helena High school participating in football, basketball, and track and field. He chose to stay in his hometown and play running back for the Carroll College Fighting Saints, where he was a member of three national championship teams in 2004, 2005, and 2007. In 2009 He graduated from Carroll with a Bachelor of Arts in both Health and Physical Education and Business Management.
Sean and his wife Jessica remained in Montana until 2011 while she finished up her nursing degree from Montana State University. From 2008 – 2011 Sean worked as a strength and conditioning specialist while also having coaching stints with the Helena High School Track and Field team as a sprinters coach, with the Helena High School Football team as an assistant running backs coach, and also as the running backs coach for the Billings Outlaws of the Indoor Football league where they won the United Bowl championship in 2010.
For the past five years Sean and Jessica have been living and working in Southern California. In 2011 Sean was a member of the Athletic Performance staff for UCLA where he worked with both the football team and also the women’s gymnastics team. In 2012 he went to work for EXOS (formerly known as Athletes Performance) where he assisted in the performance training of the 2012 NFL combine prep class which included the overall number one pick in that year’s NFL draft as well the fastest man at the combine that year. During his time at EXOS he also assisted with the training of NFL veterans, several MLB athletes, and the LA Galaxy of the MLS as well. In August of 2012 Sean finished his master’s degree in Human Movement from A.T. Still University.
For the 3 ½ years prior to moving back to Montana, Sean has served as the Sports Performance Director for Velocity Sports Performance – Redondo Beach. In this role Sean oversaw the performance staff and program development for athletes ranging from the youth all the way to the professional and Olympic level. He managed and directed the programming for the elite athletes which included members of the NFL, MLS, NHL, as well as world-ranked Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athletes, Olympic and USA level sprint cyclists, and Olympic and professional beach volleyball players. He also had the fortune of delivering education and consulting to the Chinese Olympic committee and their athlete’s alongside the high performance staff at Velocity Sports Performance.
Alex is an experienced strength coach who has worked in multiple arenas of athletics. His coaching career began at Colorado State University where he worked with the Football, Track and Field, and Water Polo teams. After Colorado State, Alex became a performance specialist for EXOS in Los Angeles where he coached athletes from many professional sports including the NFL and MLS. Alex later served as the head strength and conditioning coach for MLS team Chivas USA during the 2014 season overseeing strength, nutrition, fitness, and recovery.
Alex earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Colorado State University in 2012 and his masters in Kinesiology from AT Still University in 2016. He carries the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and USA Weightlifting Level 1 certifications. Alex grew up a multi-sport athlete in Colorado competing in Football, Basketball, and Track.